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Accident: 119700.015 - Supervisor/Owner Is Impaled, Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 119700.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 08/31/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1429734.01508/31/2019E.J.J. International Inc.
At 12:30 p.m. on August 31, 2019, Employee #1, the Supervisor/Owner of a construction company, was supervising roofing work at a two-story residential structure. As he attempted to climb down, he fell and was impaled on a Baker Scaffold on ground level. The Supervisor/Owner was killed.
Keywords: descending, scaffold, roof, fall, fall protection, residential construction, impaled
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 17 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1429734.015 51 M Fatality Concussion Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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